Olive Foley Struck By Goodness Of People On Receiving Limerick Book Of Condolences

The wife of the late Anthony Foley has described the 10,000 signatures on Limerick City and County Council’s Book of Condolences presented to her this week as another reminder of the ‘amazing goodness of people’. Speaking after being presented with the Book of Condolences by Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran […]

St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh Camogie

The senior camogie team played St Anne’s Killaloe in the Munster senior championship on Monday October 17th in what turned out to be a replay of last years Munster final, both with location and final score. The game was always going to be a big ask of the girls especially Aedin Hogan and Tara Mockler […]

FÉILE BRIAN BORÚ 2016

Thursday 30th June – Sunday 3rd July 2016 The beauty of the picturesque twin towns of Killaloe and Ballina, await you during the 23rd Annual “Féile Brian Ború Festival”.  As it is the birthplace of Brian Ború, we like to commemorate Ireland’s Greatest High King in style! Féile Brian Ború 2016 promises to be a […]

The O’Brien Summer School (TOBSS) First International Symposium ‘The Era Of King Brian Boru’

The O’Brien Summer School (TOBSS) is a new philanthropic, non-profit initiative that aims to make Irish history more widely accessible to all. Founded by Lord James O’Brien and Lady Cheryl O’Brien, its voluntary management team also includes The O’Brien (Lord Inchiquin) and representatives from Trinity College, Dublin (speaker programme co-ordination) and University College, Dublin, supported […]

Irish History Being Brought to Life at The O’Brien Summer School Killaloe

First International Symposium ‘The Era of King Brian Boru’ 2-3 July 2016 At St. Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe, Co. Clare   The O’Brien Summer School (TOBSS) is a new philanthropic, non-profit initiative that aims to make Irish history more widely accessible to all. Founded by Lord James O’Brien and Lady Cheryl O’Brien, its voluntary management team […]

Féile Brian Ború Festival July 1st to 5th

  The beauty of the picturesque twin towns of Killaloe and Ballina, await you during the 22nd Annual “Féile Brian Ború Festival”. As it is the birthplace of Brian Ború, we like to commemorate Ireland’s Greatest High King in style! With a busy programme of events, Féile Brian Ború 2015 promises to be a great […]

Pig Racing is back in Killaloe at Lough Derg FC Family Fun Day

Following a hugely successful event last year, the Pigs are BACK in Town. Lough Derg Football Club will again this year host a FAMILY FUN DAY with a difference on Sunday June 21st with real live Pig Racing. The main attraction consists of 6 fun filled races with the opportunity to win a range of […]

Lough Derg Sub Aqua Club Notes

The SCUBA diving season is officially under way and Lough Derg S.A.C. have started it very brightly. Two of the club’s members, namely, Tom Shaw and Stephen Smyth who went forward as Moniteur* candidates this year were in the nation’s capital on Saturday for a gruelling day of examinations. Thankfully both men were successful and the club […]

Brian Ború brought to life by ‘string’ of puppet shows

As part of the Killaloe/Ballina 2014 programme of events celebrating the 1000thanniversary of the death of Brian Ború, Clare Arts Office has commissioned a puppet show on the life of the Last High King of Ireland which will be performed at libraries throughout the County during March.   Honest Arts Production Company, founded by show […]

New tourist guide marks the 1000th anniversary of the death of Brian Boru

Historical sites in County Clare relating to the life and times of Brian Ború are promoted in a newly developed guide marking the 1000th anniversary of the death of the Last High King of Ireland.   In the 10th century, Brian Ború – one of the most influential and colourful characters in Irish history – was […]

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